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CBS
Dec 14, 2012 4:30am PST
using bart to do a little holiday shopping, be aware thieves are targeting you. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the westfield shopping center in san francisco this morning and cate, we know bart knows about the problems. are they doing anything? that's the question. >> reporter: yes, they are, frank. they actually are launching a safety campaign just to make sure you are better protected during this holiday season. and that's because bart says that crimes are on the rise at the oakland and san francisco stations during this holiday season. last night bart partnered with oakland police, private and volunteer security guards. shoppers were offered escorts to their cars at the west oakland station. now, bart riders told us they have encountered some brazen attacks in the past. >> i was ambushed by two men. they had pointed a gun at me, took my stuff and pistol- whipped me in the face. >> reporter: the most common crime at bart stations, cell phone theft. police say riders should stop texting and pay attention to their surroundings. now, for oakland stations last night's patrol was a
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
westbound 24 both fine. bart on time and a quick check. bay bridge. it looks like the fastrak lanes, the middle lanes are still getting by okay but check out the cash lanes. we are seeing delays beyond the first overcrossing >>> they are not done yet. the highest tides of the year are washing over california coastlines today. the so-called king tides submerged beaches all along the shoreline yesterday. in some spots, the water rushed right into town. the tides hit their peak yesterday around mid-morning. some areas the water rose by just a couple of inches but others it was up by several feet. we found a business this mill valley scrambling to stack sandbags around their building. >> it's been coming in incredibly fast. it looked like it was filling up a bathtub. >> it's amazing and coming up really high. >> bill hudson sent us this video from redwood city about an hour after high tide. and even then, the water levels were as high as the butchers of several suvs. take a look. the same thing is happening in southern california drivers had to deal with flooding on this stretch of road in s
KRON
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
in the collision. >>pam: bart is now considering charging you more money to park at its lots. kron 4's justine waldman tells us how much and what you can do to try and stop >> when parking rates went up at the daly city bart station in 2010, from 2 to 3 dollars a day. people stopped parking there. so bart brought the price back down. now bart is considering raising the rates at all its parking lots, by charging more for spaces based on demand. a full lot would cost more, >> i would not want to pay more. >> i do not want to see the rates go up. the increase could be as little as 50- cents. bart did have a budget surplus this year, those extra dollars went to fixing seats and adding air conditioning on the trains. bart wants to use the extra parking money to maintain the lots. with renovations and affording security. >> they could increase security. that would be nice. "i was mugged once more security would be nice" >> the question is. will an increase in parking turn >> "you lose the motivation. cheaper to park." >> "bart wants to hear from riders about raising parking lots rates, t
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >> some bart station hot spots for criminals especially during the holiday season. allen reports now from the west he can land part station where armed escorts are walking passengers to the cars tonight. >> incense man see as lot at the west oakland bart station selling his goods. >> patient just walked off thought she was safe and going to her car and guy ran by grabbed her stuff and took off running. >>reporter: more of the crimes happen around the holiday. especially with bart passengers returning home after day of shopping tonight bart and oakland police private security guards and sentence volunteers are offering free nighttime escorts for passengers walking to their cars. michelle took advantage of it. >> holiday season so people are really amped up trying to get ready for the hotel difficult and do any way they can. so better to be safe than sorry, the large scale program is just for one night. bart says it provides assistance year-round. >> any time bart customer would lick an escort to the car all they have to dies ask the station agent or they can telephone bart police. >>
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 1:05am PST
appeared intoxicated. she has been taken to hospital as precautio precaution. >> some bart station hot spots for criminals especially during the holiday season. allen reports now from the west he can land part station where armed escorts are walking passengers to the cars tonight. >> incense man see as lot at the west oakland bart station selling his goods. >> patient just walked off thought she was safe and going to her car and guy ran by grabbed her stuff and took off running. >>reporter: more of the crimes happen around the holiday. especially with bart passengers returning home after day of shopping tonight bart and oakland police private security guards and sentence volunteers are offering free nighttime escorts for passengers walking to their cars. michelle took advantage of it. >> holiday season so people are really amped up trying to get ready for the hotel difficult and do any way they can. so better to be safe than sorry, the large scale program is just for one night. bart says it provides assistance year-round. >> any time bart customer would lick an escort to the car all th
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
. i went to city college and currently go to state. i bike, i walk, i use muni and bart. i sit on a few boards. i sit on the ocean avenue community benefit district board. i also sit on the board for the powerhouse, which is a ten-year-old non-profit struggling to turn a beautiful historic victorian building if any art hub for the community. four years ago i suggested at a better neighborhoods meeting to establish the balboa park station plan that this cac be formed and tom radulovich, the bart director and the supervisor loved the idea and john implemented it and i have been guarding it and encouraging it since. and i would very much like to be part of it. i'm also here to take on behalf of nicole agbayani, who is the corridor manager for excelsior group who would make a great addition to the board. she is educated. she is working the excelsior to better businesses, make it a safer place. i think that is all i have to say. thank you. >> thank you so much. next on the list we have veronica garcia, who we actually heard at our last rules committee meeting. and next we have nicole agb
KOFY
Dec 14, 2012 12:00am PST
to hospital as precautio precaution. >> some bart station hot spots for criminals especially during the holiday season. allen reports now from the west he can land part station where armed escorts are walking passengers to the cars tonight. >> incense man see as lot at the west oakland bart station selling his goods. >> patient just walked off thought she was safe and going to her car and guy ran by grabbed her stuff and took off running. >>reporter: more of the crimes happen around the holiday. especially with bart passengers returning home after day of shopping tonight bart and oakland police private security guards and sentence volunteers are offering free nighttime escorts for passengers walking to their cars. michelle took advantage of it. >> holiday season so people are really amped up trying to get ready for the hotel difficult and do any way they can. so better to be safe than sorry, the large scale program is just for one night. bart says it provides assistance year-round. >> any time bart customer would lick an escort to the car all they have to dies ask the station agent
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am PST
the embarcadero. allie rasmus is live to explain how bart and muni are preparing for the big crowd and changes to some routes. >> reporter: and other agencies as well. first of all tens of thousands of people come to the embarcadero for the fire works show. and there are other parties going on in the city. is a lot of people will not want to take their cars. bay area transit agencies are making it easier for them to leave their cars behind by offering free rides in some cases and extended service. starting with bart. bart you will still have to pay for your tickets but their trains will be running late tonight until 3:00 a.m. tuesday morning. but in order to avoid congestion, trains will not be stopping at all the stations. keep this in mind if you are riding the pepper bay point train it will stop at the embarcadero station. make sure you go to the right place to catch your ride home. muni is also extending service at the west portal and embarcadero stations. muni will run until 4:00 a.m. new years day. and fourth and king muni will run until 2:15 a.m.. muni will be free for rider
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
the problems again? >> the -- are in poor condition. >> bart elevators. are in poor condition. >> who is they? >> the bart elevators. >> wonderful. >> this has been a matter of discussion for us. we are happy to have you come and speak about it. >> we are asking people who ride bart to keep a log of the experience for the period of november and december. i've passed out my -- business cards for any of you who want more information. and if one of the members of the council wants to be contacted please contact me by e-mail. we are excited about collaborating with the council and i've also contacted the people on the berkley commission. if we can all work this together, hopefully we'll get bart to take action. thank you. >> that's wonderful. thank you ms. jacobs. to confirm with staff i believe we distributed on e-mail, reflecting ms. jacobson's. for those of you who have visual challenges, have you accessed as well? we look forward to working with you as well. good to see you. we are joined next by mr. polson. i heard this is your last meeting, you're going to hawaii, good luck,
KRON
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
>> a bart station.shut down for a time tonight.while police search for a shooting suspect. plus.a driver takes down a fence, then runs from police. that parolee is also on the run from police tonight. those stories and your holiday weekend forecast, next. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> and iftonight. police are still looking for a parolee on the run in bay point. video from sky 7 shows the aftermath in a residential neighborhood. police say it all started when officers tried to pull the parolee over for a routine tr
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00am PST
speed and drinking. >>> if you are using bart for holiday shopping thieves are targeting you. police say crimes increase around the stations in oakland and san francisco during the holiday season. last night bart oakland police private and volunteer security guards escorted passengers to their cars. bart will also increase security through the end of the month. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me, asked -- took my stuff and pistol- whipped me in t face. >> most common is cell phone theft. police say riders should pay attention to their surroundings. >>> layoffs and red tape are causing oakland police to make fewer traffic stops down by 75% from a couple of years ago. officers have made fewer than 16,000 stops this year down from 68,000 back in 2009. police point to layoffs and staffing shortages that put lower priority items on the back burner. some officers also complain that the paperwork process is a deterrent because it is complicated and very time- consuming. >>> other bay area headlines on this friday now. frederick dozier is expected to be sentenced today. h
Telemundo
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
bahia. take vo ---enterese quienes podrian conseguir un empleo en poco tiempo con bart.. segment ends cesar ---esta noche hay excelentes noticias para la comunidad jalisciense del norte de california... ya que fue inaugurado un punto de encuentro en donde podran reunirse y recibir ayuda... ---veamos. 0:01 0:10 0:38 take nat 0:11 ---un pedazo de jalisco en el corazon del silicon valley... eso representa para los jaliscienses la recien inaugurada casa jalisco en san jose... take sotfernando fonseca 10:35..."ofrecera servicios como registro civil, intercambio de cultura, educacion, vamos a tener clases de musica baile y un enlace con el gobierno del estado de jalisco para la comunidad"... 10:52 ---esta es la tercera casa jalisco que se inaugura en estados unidos, las otras dos se encuentran en chicago y los angeles... ---el proyecto tuvo una inversion inicial de 85 mil dolares, dinero proveniente del gobierno de jalisco... take sot miguel garcia 3:00... "jalisco es el silicon valley de mexico y guadalajara, la zona metropolitana, es el corazon de eso" 3:06 ---segun cifras en poder d
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
, freitas parkway on to north san pedro road past civic center, golden gate bridge no problems bart having a delay due to unscheduled track repairs at pleasant hill pittsburg bay point line, both directions 10 to 15 minutes no other mass transit problems. oakland high street on-ramp vehicle vs. pedestrian, crews on scene. >>> still ahead, san francisco police sergeant in hot water for a joyriding video that got a lot of attention online. >>> they've done what many thought they never could. warriors take down defending champions and king james. >>> welcome back. just about everyday but today and sunday have a chance of wet weather. you need to be prepared for that if you are traveling around today, most of the states dry now. -- chance of rain in southern california doppler picking up some of that wet weather and snow showers in the sierra. >>> -- 6:25. you are -- we are talking the warriors after they beat the defending nba champion last night the miami heat. 97-95 win over the heat. warriors fifth road win in a row the most since 1978. best record since the 91/92 campaign. >>> the
KRON
Dec 9, 2012 8:00pm PST
-- fuel will cost you about 3-59, and in san jose, 3-57. while gas prices are going down. bart is considering charging riders more to park at it's lots. but before that happens, the transit agency wants your input. kron4's justine waldman has the story. >> when parking rates went up at the daly city bart station in 2010, from 2 to 3 dollars a day. people stopped parking there. so bart brought the price back down. now bart is considering raising the rates at all its parking lots, by charging more for spaces based on demand. a full lot would cost more, an empty lot less. >> "there is no way i am paying more" >> "everything costs more these days" >> the increase could be as little as 50-cents. bart did have a budget surplus this year, those extra dollars went to fixing seats and adding air conditioning on the trains. bart wants to use the extra parking money to maintain the lots. with renovations and affording security. >> "i was mugged once more security would be nice" topthe question is. will an increase in parking turn riders off. again? promotec >> "you lose the motivation. cheap
KRON
Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm PST
raiders 3-10 possibly for after tonight's game. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. in other bay area news. bart riders may have to prepare to pay more. bart is now considering charging you more money to park at its lots. kron 4's justine waldman tells us how much, and what you can do to try and stop the increase from happening. paying more for parking at bart stations is a possiblity. bart wants to raise the rates based on demand. if lots are full, you'd pay more. if there are open spots. you could pay less money. bart wants the extra revune so it can keep fares down, repair the lots and afford security. some riders aren't buying it. >> i think it is ridiculous. >> it is still a quarter. it will be adding up. justine waldman kron 4 there would like to hear from you and the posted a survey www.kron4.com justin waldman, kron 4ahead at eight. it is $5 and west oakland. $2 per day on the peninsula, daly city, colma san bruno, south san francisco and the six stations are free to your self hayward, he roared, coliseum, richmond, concord, north concord. all other bart stations and there are 33. south-
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 1:35am PST
thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movie. >> reporter: bart is in the middle of building its warm springs extension. something had to give. it was not going to be the birds. one morning dove pair tried 11 times in one day to build their nest. bart tried to make the areas unappealing. >> we tried sprinklers, reflective tape, ribbons, what we call air dancers that you see at used car lots that are run on compressed air. >> reporter: once a nest had eggs in it the work crews were stopped in their tracks. bart thought it would cost about $99,000. it ended up costing them $5 million. about $17,000 a nest. >> going way beyond what you would consider a practical use of protection to the environment. >> reporter: bart says it would have cost them more if the project had been delayed or they violated wildlife protection laws. if the birds continue to pose a problem bart is going to have to continue to pay to accommodate these birds. in freemont, ann. >> talk about a wakeup call. a tree crashes through a bay area bedroom. what the ohm homeowner did just two days ago that p
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 1:35am PST
-consuming. >>> bay area shoppers got some unusual protection today. special escorts at a bart station. cbs reporter explains why some people are asking, what's the point? >> reporter: tis the season for stealing. tanto knows first hand. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me, took my stuff and pistol whipped me in the face. >> reporter: it's been happening more frequently at bart stations, especially to riders saddled with shopping bags. >> they're noticing that you're not watching them, so they're going to take that opportunity to take that property from you. >> reporter: police say the most common crime on bart is cell phone thefts. >> we want you to be prepared and be ready. >> reporter: to bart police, oakland police and community volunteers spent four hours here at bart, escorting drivers to their cars and educating them about how not to become a victim. >> to do it once is kind of a waste of time. if you're going to rob someone, you just wait until the police leave. >> is it effective to do it over one day? >> we wish we could do it longer. unfortunately, we don'
CW
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
buy their cars. the cost. construction materials. labor costs. but >>> when an agency like bart launches a major project, any number of things can drive up the cost. but the extension toward san jose has hit a unique program: birds. and a lot of them! the price tag has soared into the millions of dollars. >> we had a sense of what we were going to get into, but we didn't understand the magnitude of it. >> reporter: who could imagine that red tailed hawks, house finches and doves could be so stubborn? 550 acres of prime nest aring area is along the -- nesting area is along the pacific highway. >> during the peak of construction in 2011, it was just -- i thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movie "birds." they were coming out of everywhere. >> reporter: something had to give. it was not going to be the birds. one morning, they tried 11 times in one day to build their nest. bart tried making the areas unappealing. >> we tried sprinklers, we tried reflective tape, ribbons everywhere waldo canyon firy tried what we -- reflective tape everywhere. >> reporter: but once th
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
tab on the front page. >>> we are getting word into the channel 2 newsroom of a bart station closure. bart officials say the dublin pleasanton station is closed due to an equipment problem at the station. dublin trains will not travel past west dublin station. so this is causing delays for passengers heading east on dublin trains. >>> the police officers who rescued a newborn baby in san francisco are speaking out today. both the child and mother were taken to the hospital. ktvualle rasmus has more on how the police are describing their experience. >> reporter: the police officers are calling it a traumatic experience because the newborn baby almost did not survive but because of their quick response and the knowledge of cpr, the baby is in stable condition. the officer's here at the baby station got a standing ovation for their actions. [ applause ] >> reporter: that's officer matt clout on the left and steve grinch on the right and they responded to a call about a newborn baby in distress early wednesday morning in the air of third and mckinen. they found the infant outside wrapped
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:30am PST
a.m. and bart will extend its service until 3 a.m. but no free rides. >>> beautiful, isn't it? auckland, new zealand has rung in the new year. the party goes around the globe and ends in the united states. >> i know where you'll be at midnight in the bay area. you'll be in bed. >> with medicine. doesn't i sound wonderful? >> you want to experience the bay area in all its fullest? ride bart after midnight. what a time-out that will be. i have heard some stories. folks around the bay area today, we have seen a few clouds sweeping through a little chilly out the door on this last day of 2012. you can see an approaching cold front sliding in our direction but high pressure out ahead of the system and this system is going to weaken as it approaches the coast. looks like things will settle down. outside now, though, we are looking at those temperatures on the chilly side. 33 degrees in concord just about freezing. it's 33 in livermore, too. 41 in san francisco and 34 degrees in san jose. this afternoon, kind of a cool day outside. expect those highs only in the upper 40s, some low 5
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am PST
up. >> a lot of mass transit on a holiday schedule on this new year's eve morning. bart even offering extended service tonight. we'll have much more on your traffic coming up. >>> good morning, it's monday, december 31st. it's new year's eve. i'm mig. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:01 now. 16 hours and counting. the fiscal negotiations are coming downright to the last hour. >> cbs reporter danielle nottingham joins us live from d.c. where the house is set to reconvene in just about an hour. good morning. >>> reporter: vice president joe biden is in on the negotiations. mitch mcconnell asked him to help out after talks stalled. with hours to go it's hard to tell if lawmakers will be able to agree to a watered down deal. lawmakers left the capital sunday night without a deal in place. but leaders from both parties expressed their willingness to continue working. >> there's still significant difference between the two sides but negotiations continue. >> he want everyone to know i'm willing to get it done but i need a dance partner. >> reporter: some progress was m
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
could cost to park at bart. >>> bay area animal shelters overcrowd and had overwhelmed. >> she's been here since september 26th. >> are some irresistible faces and a little extra incentives add up to homes for hundreds of animals. >> kt vur channel 2 news at 5:00 is all about conch. we invite you to watch ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 every day. complete bay area news coverage ! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. . >>> in san jose, two people accused in a crime spree appeared in court together today for the first time. 26 yoerld jonathan willbanks and his alleged accomplice, 15-year-old mull droe did not enter pleas. mull droe is being charged as an adult. the two are accused in a series of armed robberies the attempted murder of a police officer and the fatal shooting of a campbell man. >> it's very typical in a case like this where there's a potential life sentence. took a long time to get all the necessary materials turned over to t
KRON
Dec 16, 2012 8:00pm PST
. still, some showers and really cold weather the big story. more on that, coming up. >> bart authorities are warning robberies are on the rise nationwide. including this one in oakland which was caught on camera. and the royal baby watch continues. first public appearance since leaving a london hospital earlier this month. that story, coming up next! >> off >>authorities have identified john fanene as the california highway patrol officer who was killed in an off duty motorcylce accident near fairfield on saturday. authorities say that fanene was traveling on his motorcylce along highway twelve when a pickup truck turned in front of him. the impact threw fanene off his motorcycle and into oncomming traffic. where he police in oakland arrested trevel thomas for snatching a cellphone from an unsuspecting bart rider at the 12th street oakland city center bart station last tuesday. bart police arrested thomas at the powell street bart station shortly after the incident. you are looking at video taken from three security cameras that caught thomas in the act. according to bart pol
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
. muni is free from 8:00 tonight until 6:00 tomorrow morning. cal tran free after 11:00. bart also offering extended service until 3:00 in the morning. definitely don't drink and drive you have no excuse. let's take a look at highway 4. you can see the headlights are westbound traffic toward concord and up to 680. we have quite a bit more folks on the roadways. we don't have any delays to speak of and we don't expect the metering lights to go on. 680 near the sunol grade you can see traffic there looking good. 6:09. steve. >>> tara. >> you have any words you want to band for 2013? >> no. but right now you're trending. >> i don't know what that means. >> you're popular. mostly fair. a cold morning. i think about the same tomorrow. the pattern is changing. after a very, very active november-december rain wise cold. it looks like we are going quiet for awhile. maybe the first couple weeks of january. there is really not much in the way of rain. part goes south. part goes north. although every system including last friday night and saturday morning did produce rain. 29 santa rosa. 49 o
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
rescue dog. >> he was on an afternoon walk with his owner, bart the dog wandered away and fell through the eyes on lake erie. >> his two front paws captain from sinking in. >> if lay eicher waited in to the icy water finally reached bart who spent an hour and a half in the frigid water. >> let's tell them clothes before they were rescued. >> it broke and i fell in, and i was really about three and a half foot deep. >> i was talking to him, i try to keep him warm. i try to rub them and get trying to get some blood flowing through his body. >> animal control officials say at the scene aside from being co, bart is not hot in bay area sports david faled completed 33 of 43 passes for 395 yds and two touchdowns as no. 24 san jose state completed a comeback season with the win over bowling green in the military vote. >> the spartans finished 11- 2 in our national rankings for the first and deciding 75. >> the cap the with the seven game winning streak for the first 11 win season since 1940, a remarkable turnaround for the program that was 1-12 just two years ago led colorado to hire a
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 4:30am PST
fruitvale bart station where police say surveillance cameras captured him last tuesday the same night the girl disappeared. he took her to his home and repeatedly raped her. she escaped on thursday and spotted by a hewn know operator. >> this is by far one of the most sickening cases i have seen in my career. that someone can take advantage of someone of this stature. >> investigators say the 16- year-old girl has the mental capacity of a second grader. the kidnapping happened after she walked away from the fred finch youth center where she lives. the state is investigating whether the staff acted appropriately. >>> for the first time in nine days the ports of los angeles and long beach will be open for business again. just hours after los angeles mayor escorted federal mediators into talks. the two sides reached a deal. mediators say the two sides were close to reaching a deal on their own. dock workers refused to cross picket lines and that shut down the countries largest port complex. >>> the on again, off again pro program to provide free muni passes is on again. muni decided $1.6
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 1:35am PST
bay. police are investigating a shooting at the pittsburg-bay point bart station. now, bart authorities say they got the first call just before 7:00 tonight. they found the victim in the parking lot. he was taken to john muir medical center in walnut creek with life-threatening injuries. bart police have not released any information on the victim or possible suspects. the shooting investigation caused major delays for bart riders. >>> crime in oakland is out of control. but tonight, health is on the way. a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some solutions. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on the man who brings coast-to-coast credibility. >> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland. and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree. crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department, leg
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
they are interested in working at rapid transit. bart board of directors approved new hiring policy giving military vets press -- preference in the hiring process. starting january 1st the policy will give candidates 5% chance overcome . bart says those eligible must have at 181 days of active status and honorably discharged. >>> starting this morning wells fargo will begin granting $20,000 to east bay home owners who qualify for down payment assistance. part of a settle with the justice department. wells fargo offering five millions in assistance in areas most impacted by the housing crisis, to see if you qualify stop by the oakland convention center marriott hotel on broadway the two-day event runs from 10 to 7, today and tomorrow. >>> weather for those events should be fine, dry and we are going to start to warm up. this morning it is hard to believe. >> kind of chilly out there this morning, even cold. >>> absolutely, once those clouds left, it left a blanket therefore, the temperatures dropped like a rock there's so much moisture operate ground without the clouds that moisture
CW
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
is complicated. >>> bay area shoppers got unusual protection today. special escorts at a bart station. why some people are asking what's the point. >> reporter: 'tis the season for stealing. he was on his way to the west oakland bart station a few weeks ago when suddenly. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me. took my stuff and pistol whipped me in the face. >> reporter: it's been happening more frequently at bart stations this holiday season. especially to riders saturday thed with shopping bags. glare watching you and noticing you're not watching them. they're going to take that opportunity to take that property from you. >> reporter: the most common crime, cell phone theft. >> we want you to be prepared and ready. >> reporter: so oakland police, bart police and community volunteers spent four hours for one day only escorting riders to their cars and educating them about how not to become a victim. >> to do is once is a waste of time. if you're going to rob someone, wait till the police leave. >> reporter: is it effective to do it over one day? >> we wish we
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 4:30am PST
bart police officers should not receive legal immunity. last year a federal judge ruled to let the suit go forward but the officers appealed that ruling to the ninth circuit court. >>> this is day seven of a strike by clerical workers. contract talks between the workers and shippers at the ports of los angeles and long beach have resumed. the walk out by the clerk has dramatically slowed activity at the ports. dock workers are refusing to cross the picket lines. >>> oak 4:36 now. much quieter than what it was last week. let's go to tara with a first look at our traffic. >> hopefully it stays that way. we have nothing major to report. we do have flooding down in san jose area. the chp hasn't said exactly where that is. right now we will take a live look at the east shore freeway you can see the headlights there are southbound or westbound i should say as you make your way toward the mccarthur maze and on to the bay bridge. and at the bay bridge toll plaza you can see the traffic is moving nicely. down in san jose 280 both directions looking good. here is steve. >>> a little quiet he
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
wounded a man in a bart station. he was shot around 6:50 last night. he was taken to gonomery hospital with life threatening injuries. bart service was interrupted while police searched the station but they did not find the shooter. >>> a few hours later bart trains were held because of a report a man with a gun. police say the reports were not related to the earlier shootings. nothing was found and bart service resumed a short time later. >>> the district attorney's office is investigating two separate police shootings. the first happened last night on san pablo avenue. officers say they were confronted by a male suspect shortly after 6:30 p.m.. that's when police opened fire. the suspect was taken to the hospital. no word on his condition. no officers were hurt. >>> we are learning more about the walnut creek police shooting we fist reported about yesterday. two officers responded to a 911 call from an apartment. the dispatcher heard screaming in the background. they found the suspect armed with a weapon. they had no choice to shoot and kill him. >>> president obama will meet with co
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
shot and killed by bart police officer johan necessary mehserle on the platform of the fruitvale bart station. this morning at 9:00 if two oakland civil rights attorneys will be arguing for the ninth circuit court of appeals. arguing bart police officers should not receive legal immunity against a civil lawsuit filed by grant's family. last year a federal judge ruled to allow the lawsuit to move ahead. the police officers appealed that ruling to the ninth circuit court. >>> this is a seventh day of a strike at the nation's busiest port. clerical workers at the ports of los angeles and long beach set up picket lines last tuesday. they have been trying to negotiate a new contract for 2.5 years. they are also claiming their jobs are being outsourced out of the state and across the pacific ocean. now officials at the port deny that charge. the list of the dock workers are not crossing the picket lines and say the strike is costing the port as much as $1 billion every day. >>> major development on treasure island is moving forward. they now have until the end of the month to choose a new h
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
been a thorn in the sign for bart's new extension to silicon valley. and shooing them away has cost taxpayers millions of dollars. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo explains saving birds turned out to be a projector much larger than expected. >> reporter: the bart board of directors is expected to approve the $5 million price tag for overtime and equipment. the cost of either shooing these birds away or protecting the ones that decided to stay. >> we had a sense of what we were going to get into, but we didn't really understand how -- the magnitude of it. >> reporter: who could have imagined that red-tailed hawks, house finches and morning doves could be so stubborn. there are prime nesting acres along the pacific flyway and a favorite nesting spot for 500 protected species. >> during the peak of construction in 2011, it was just -- i thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movi "birds." they were everywhere. >> reporter: bart is building the warm springs extension near lake elizabeth and something had to give, not the birds. one morning dove pair tried 11 times in one day t
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
. sue will have another update in a moment with a new bart delay. >>> facebook has helped the fbi crack a massive global hacking ring the hackers used malware to get credit card numbers steal them and bank details in one of the largest cyber crime hauls in history. the security team identified the accounts and provided tools to remove the threats 11 million computers were affected more than 8 million dollars in losses, 10 arrest and the suspects are from the u.s., britain, bosnia, croatia, new zealand and peru. >>> if you work in san francisco or oakland you may be eligible to earn a free college degree. free undergraduate degrees in business books and materials are included. including to university now anyone working in san francisco, oakland or sacramento will be accepted as long as their employers make a few wishing donation of any amount. >>> -- donation of any amount. >>> fatal accident on san mateo -- [ inaudible ] >>> i'm not sure they will headache that 5:30 deadline. you can see blinking lights emergency crews on the portion of the san mateo bridge blocking right lane westbound
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
card that i am able to purchase clipper cards at vendor sites at bart stations. i'm not sure there's actually, besides linking that clipper card to my visa card whether there's actual understanding that i am the owner of that clipper card. so how many people actually is the program able to identify a particular card with a particular person? >> so this is a clipper card here. the information on this card is essentially the serial number of the card and it has your last 10 transactions on it so if you used it to ride bart or used it to ride muni, the last 10 are on there. in order to calculate your discounts if you need them, other than that, there's no information on the card other than, again, the loading in the pass -- so if you put $10 on it or put a fare on it, it has that. but your personal information is separate and is at a customer service center that is far away and not linked to your card. no one can get anything from your card even if these devices which are being introduced scan it. your information resides in a customer center station. so the customer service which is pr
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
. bart station. this was the scene in the parking lot where the shooting happened. police received reports of the shooting just before 7:00 last night and the victim was transported to john muir medical center with life- threatening injuries that needed surgery. police said not yet located the gunmen and service was stopped last night for about 45 minutes as officers made sure the shooter was not getting away on a bart train. bart trains were also held in concord after reports of a man with a gun at the station. police activity caused major delays last night on the pittsburg a point line in both the sampras is go and pittsburg directions. these reports are related to the earlier shooting at the pittsburg station and service expected to rent regularly today. >> three officers are her every gunman opened fire overnight inside their headquarters near philadelphia. it happened in camden county. three officers were hospitalized one of them suffered a gunshot wound and no word on what happens i the police station yet. a high-stakes meeting will be held in washington this afternoon as the
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
shot several times at the pittsburgh bay. bart station. >> this was a scene in the parking lot or the shooting happened. police received reports of the shooting as before 7:00 last night. the victim was transported to john muir medical center with life-threatening injuries that needed surgery. >> police have not yet located the gunman. >> service was stopped last tie for about 45 minutes office make sure the shooter was not getting away on the bart train. >> bart trains also held in concord at reports of a man with a gun at the station. >> the police acted because ms. delays last night on the pittsburgh bay. live in both the san francisco and pittsburgh directions. >> this report for unrelated to the earlier shooting at the pittsburgh station. service is expected to run regularly to day. >> police shooting in cam count back here in the bay area. please convey. are continuing to investigate a car crash involving a known police role e. >> police say all started with officers tried to pull them over during a traffic stop. >> that is when they say he took off and ran his car into a sense.
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am PST
oakland alex savidge. >>> the search is on for whoever shot and critically wounded a minnesota at a bart station. that man was shot at 6:50 last night. he was taken to john mere hospital with life threatening injuries. few hours later bart trains were held at the concord station because of a report of a man with a gun. the police activity did cause delays in both directions. the reports were not related to the earlier shooting and nothing was found so normal bart service resumed. >>> people in the midwest and northeast are dealing with the aftermath of a huge winter storm. snowplows have been busy in maine where snow fell more more than 16 hours. in arkansas 200 people are without power because of the storm and it could be that way for a few days. the deaths of several people are being blamed on that storm. >>> president obama has called congressional leaders from both parties to the white house today as a last ditch effort to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama cut short his hawaii vacation to return to washington. coming up at 5:15 the odds they will be able to come up with a deal
KOFY
Dec 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
live right now. that's what you are looking at. over a police scene near the pittsburgh bart station that we believe is part of ongoing situation that involved a somewhating at the bart station and caused delays for the system. victim was shot in the parking lot and suffered chest and elbow wound wounds. he was taken to john muir hospital. again this scene is in a neighborhood near the bart station in pittsburgh. we are still working to nail it down and figure out exactly what the connection is here but bart is back up and running normally right now. more details this hour as we get them and of course on abc 7 news at 11:00 o'clock but looking at live breaking pictures near the pittsburgh bart station tonight breaking news. >>> mean time police releasing few details on first of its kind shooting in walnut creek in more than a decade. doesn't happen there very often. correct side drive in walnut creek. 7 news reporter laura thoyn has the story. >> it's fair to say they were concerned for their well-being. >> while releasing few details walnut creek police maintain the map shot and kil
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
upper deck towards the tunnel and san francisco. bart delay fremont line both directions from south hayward due to earlier debris'hnn on tracks they are recovering from that no other mass transit problems. accident median isabel westbound 580 livermore slowing traffic towards the dublin pleasanton area still about 25 minute drive from the altamont pass to 680/580 black ice skyline boulevard be careful if you are there highway 84, 35.aç3v >>> we have breaking news in san francisco, crews were on the scene of a fire burning in ocean view district in one unit of three story apartment building on broad near plymouth several crews on the scene one person may have been treated for smoke inhalation, not confirmed. we are following the story and will bring you more information as soon as we get. >>> in the south bay now needy families waiting in the cold to get help for the holidays. amy hollyfield joins us live from san jose with the toy giveaway getting underway later this morning. >> reporter: look at the line of people already here. these are people hoping to get some of the 17,000 toy
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2012 1:00pm PST
live there take niantic to get to the bart station. the bay window is too low and leaves little or no room for emergency vehicles to access the properties on panama street, which i think if the city is concerned about safety, this is a very big issue and i think should be taken into consideration. yes, an error was made, but the city cannot allow this incompetency to be rewarded by a slap on the wrist. i think it goes to issues that affect the entire city and how things are looked at when errors are made and what the city incorporates. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. if anyone would like to speak, i do see we have cards, i'm sorry, that was glen hatayama i also see there is steve ide and mark christianson. >> yes, my name is steve ide and i live in the neighborhood. i'm here to urge the land use and economic committee to say no to this resolution. this probably should never have been built in the first place and needs to be removed. in addition to the fact the property encroaches in the right of way it is stated the property is a single family home, but the owner-building, a
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 11:00am PST
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FOX
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
old. >>> bart muni and cal train are running. no mail delivery, post offices are closed along with banks and all court and public offices. however golden gate park is one place open today. we have more on fun christmas activities planned for families at the park, that is coming up. >>> it is a little bit unusual starting at 2:30 this morning there were a lot of people out. tara is keeping track of a lot of accidents and there is another one on that, right? >>> it happened on 880 and we were at the scene earlier this morning and it happened in a northbound direction right near the fruit veil exit. all lanes were were blockedment at least three cars are involved and that's taking some time to mop up. traffic is still being diverted to high street. traffic is moving nicely at san francisco at this hour and 280, not a lot of folks on the roadways, here is rosemary orozco. >>> our quiet weather is turning quite active by the afternoon and storm tracker 2 shows northern california has light rain and we have a sprinkle overhead. around parts of san pablo bay, we have some rain on and off
FOX
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
dear reform. >> they will be giving escorts to the bart station and bart in san francisco is adding extra patrols to the stations downtown. >>> let's go to sal to check on the morning commute, sal? >>> we have a busy commute and we are getting to the peak hour sometime between 6:30 and 7:30 when everybody seems to get on the road. we had some busy traffic coming in from berkeley and vallejo. i keep looking with chp and we had some slow traffic and with the toll plaza, everybody wants to know what that looks like and it is 20 minutes before you make it on to the bridge yourself. and in livermore valley, it is getting much busier and it gets better by the time you reach dublin. 880 slowing after 238 and it does get better but still not along backup but it is coming and if it is a difficult -- typical morning, 647 let's go to steve. and it is all the way to the santa cruz mountains and it's a cold one out there. poke valley 29 degrees. yesterday we had active weather and more of the same is likely tomorrow, tomorrow breezy and very cool. there will be sun in the morning. we have a litt
KRON
Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm PST
their minds is security. well bart police are on the lookoutto make sure riders are safe this season. there will be stepped up patrol for the next few weeks. it's good you know, people spend their money and don't have to worry about getting harassed. bart is on top of their game. >> there'll also be more officers ridiing the trains and safeguarding busy downtown san francisco stations the presence is a little >> better. >> i think it's a good thing because there are a lot of things going on around here and not been tough >> athough some passengers feel safer when there's more police presence, it's important to always stay alert and be aware of your >> will snatch something from you, take something out your pocket without you even knowing, in 2.5 seconds. it's as easy as can be. >> bart officers, oakland police and community volunteers all served as pedestrian escorts today at the the west oakland station. as safety escorts, they helped walk or drive passengers to bart parking lot or anywhere within a 3 block radius - all in an effort to keep passengers safe. in san francisco, alecia
KRON
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
cell phone from an unsuspecting bart brighter at the 12th street oakland city center bart station last tuesday. bart police arrested thomas at the paul street bart station shortly after the incident. you are looking at video taken from the three security cameras that caught thomas in the act. >> police and u.s. groups held a gun buyback program in the east bay just a day after the school shooting massacre. nearly 200 cars with guns in their trunks waited hours to turn in guns for cash saturday afternoon in oakland. for each gun turned in, the owner receive $200 for as many as three guns. >> in the wake of a deadly shooting in newtown, connecticut. thousands around the bay area attended church sunday in order to pray for those suffering from the tragedy. many of those who attended the service at new hope that they confined healing for themselves. a candle, reese and ribbons have been setup to remember the 20 children and six of those who have died in the shooting. >> those are our top stories. i am mark gannon. thank you for watching kron 4 urs 247 bay area news channel. >> it is 55 deg
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